Lewis, Jerry

‘At a Dark Time in My Life, He Brought Me Joy’: Comedians Mourn and Celebrate Jerry Lewis

Generations of comics paid their respects to Mr. Lewis after news of his death broke on Sunday.

An Appraisal: For Jerry Lewis, Few Statuettes but Lots of Influence

The comic and filmmaker, who died Sunday, may not have collected many showbiz laurels, but his work shaped the comedians who came along after him.

Jerry Lewis, a Jester Both Silly and Stormy, Dies at 91

Mr. Lewis rose to fame as Dean Martin’s comedy partner but went on to a major solo career with films like “The Bellboy” and “The Nutty Professor.”